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#31 of 32 Old 04-05-2010, 11:04 PM
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Originally Posted by lunarlady View Post
With our DD, I had to use baby wash or the meconium was not coming off! But I didn't bathe her daily or anything, and I always used natural stuff. I'm partial to the Burt's Bees Baby wash, which is mostly coconut oil. And here in Colorado, I need baby oil and lotion or else eczema is a sure thing. I love pure apricot oil, although it is so hard to find. Olive oil is wonderful too, if you don't mind your child smelling slightly like dinner. For lotion, we love the Wedela (sp?) calendula stuff, and we had some pure calendula salve that did wonders for diaper rash.
We used the olive oil straight to the bum at every diaper change, so that the mec would come off easier. Though i admit, it was weird getting use to that smell on my newborn lol.

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